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50 Signs You’re Addicted to Social Media & Twitter | Social Media Today

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Social Media Over The Past Decade | HubSpot

Social Media Over The Past Decade | HubSpot | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

...To think of what “might be” a few years from now is barely fathomable but really exciting! I remember listening to the keynote speaker at the 1990 Seybold Conference talk about how books in the future would be enjoyed on electronic readers, and thinking, “not in my lifetime would electronic readers replace printed books.” We all know how that turned out.


Let’s go back and hit the high points from the past ten years. Below is a visual infographic timeline followed by a more detailed look at each year! Pay close attention to the ones that were launched in 2012; some of them have a lot of potential to be game changers!


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Social Media Over The Past Decade | HubSpot

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 16, 2014 9:07 PM

Great way to look at the history of social media.

Amanda Swanson's curator insight, August 22, 2014 8:22 AM

# 19 - A quick look at social media development over the last ten years.

 

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BookShout Store: Free for a limited time...

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Some are better than others of course.  Updated often and many others at reasonable prices!

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Show Us Your #SinglePointRubric

Show Us Your #SinglePointRubric | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The practice of using single point rubrics is slowly but surely catching on. Try one for yourself and let us see it! [...]
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I might try this for a low-stakes or formative assessment to see how students feel:
Potential Pros:
Teacher doesn't have to imagine all of the possible ways a student could make errors
Students can simply focus on the exact learning target.

Potential Cons:
I feel that students benefit from seeing specifically what will lead them to lose points (in traditional rubric)

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40 + Social Media Tools for Personal Branding | Brian Fanzo | LinkedIn

40 + Social Media Tools for Personal Branding | Brian Fanzo | LinkedIn | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

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10 Instagram Tips for Getting Your iPhone Photos Noticed

10 Instagram Tips for Getting Your iPhone Photos Noticed | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Discover ten essential Instagram tips for getting your iPhone photos noticed, gaining more followers and building relationships with photographers you admire.
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Public Sales Of Google Glass To End Later This Month

Public Sales Of Google Glass To End Later This Month | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
In an announcement, the company said Glass is not dead, it's just going through a "transition.
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"OK Glass..I want my money back."

I agree with the author.  Because Google did not advertise this well, they could not shape the public perception.  Thus people could not counter the unfounded belief that they were creepy and invasive.  

I read "In The Plex" earlier this month. Google just doesn't like advertising. They like to follow data and adjust accordingly.  They should have been more assertive when introducing this major change.

The price also kept the market too small...which lowered the motivation of people to develop apps for the device.

They are Google.  They will regroup, reflect, and deliver something better. 

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A Manifesto for Building Relationships in the Digital Era by Brian So…

In partnership with Vocus and Cision, Brian Solis and @gapingvoid released their new e-book, “What If PR Stood for People and Relationships?."
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5 Tips For Reporting Social Media Value to Your Boss

5 Tips For Reporting Social Media Value to Your Boss | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

   

1) Be Relevant

Total Interactions (and their growth over time)
Fan Growth,
Effectiveness of Post Promotion, a tool made uniquely available to Socialbakers clients with our Promoted Post Detection feature
But if the report was for your client services head, you’d probably go in the direction of customer care metrics (e.g. response rate and response time) instead.

The important lesson to remember is that social can help every part of your company. Departmentally-relevant reporting makes that clear for everyone.

2) Use Easy-to-understand Visualizations

Messy Excel sheets are a thing of years past – nobody has time for them anymore. Your managers want attractive, well-organized visualizations of your data (whether or not they tell you!). Even if your performance on social is stellar, that won’t speak for itself. Your report should show it in a clear and attractive way.

3) Create actionable goals

But to objectively evaluate your activities, it is necessary to compare your results with competitors. The best way how to set realistic goals is to benchmark your performance against industry averages and competitors.

4) Report Regularly and Often

Regular reporting enables you to:

Flexibly react and adjust your content strategy. What worked last month might not work now.
Assess the accuracy of your reporting – have you been using the right KPIs? Are you comparing your performance against the right benchmarks and competitors?
Continually evaluate your progress and create realistic goals. Where should your brand be on social media in one month? In one year?

5) Take it to the next level – Install an Executive Dashboard or Social Media Command Center

If your social media performance is crucial for your brand’s marketing strategy – and, we’re betting it is – consider investing in more serious infrastructure. For large brands and enterprises that are managing multiple pages, it can be really difficult to set social goals, set metrics for measuring success, and integrate best practices across all brands.

In this case, it’s important to smartly visualize social media activities in a way that can be used in each of your brands. That means having an executive dashboard or social command center, where you can place all of your KPIs and metrics (both from social and from other sources), into one place your organization to use.

Here are some of the biggest benefits you can receive:

Get a fully customizable, tailored solution, allowing you to visualize what you need according to your specific business goals.
Create a comprehensive high-level summary for management – focusing on the most important KPIs determined by your business goals and social media strategy.
Integrate different data sources, put them in context, and uncover valuable insights.
Get a complete view of your social marketing performance with easy-to-understand overviews and real-time data, allowing you to take immediate action

 

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I condensed the text above for the most important aspects of this nice review of how to present Social Media analytics to stakeholders.

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Lean journalism: 10 lessons from an online-only publication

Lean journalism: 10 lessons from an online-only publication | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Image by Mark Hakansson on Flickr.
It’s a little over a year since I left my role as technology editor at Journalism.co.uk, reporting on innovation in the digital news industry, so I thought I’d...

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This is good advice.  I fully agree with the point about press releases.

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How We Sleep in Mainland China - The Jawbone Blog

How We Sleep in Mainland China - The Jawbone Blog | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
How does the most populous country sleep? We show which cities in China get the most and least sleep, and what changed our sleep patterns this year.
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Here is a taste of the big data that Jawbone and other wearable devices are collecting about us. I find it fascinating.

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RSA Shorts - The ABCs of Persuasion - YouTube

Bestselling author Dan Pink shows us how to influence others more effectively; it's as simple as A-B-C. Whether we're employees pitching to our bosses, paren...
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Dan Pink shares the three keys to sales and reminds us that we are all in sales now.  Scoopitteers will love #3
A- Attuning

B- Buoyancy

C -Clarity  

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Brands Are Wasting Time And Money On Facebook And Twitter, Report Says

Brands Are Wasting Time And Money On Facebook And Twitter, Report Says | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
"Stop making Facebook the center of your relationship marketing efforts," says Nate Elliott, VP and principal analyst at Forrester.
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Three days before Facebook changes their formula for reaching small business subscribers, Forester drops this report:
"Stop making Facebook the center of your relationship marketing efforts," writes Nate Elliott, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester.

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How to give more persuasive presentations: A Q&A with Nancy Duarte

How to give more persuasive presentations: A Q&A with Nancy Duarte | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

PStepping onto the TED or TEDx stage -- or speaking in front of any group of people, for that matter -- is truly nerve-wracking. Will you remember everything you wanted to say, or get so discombobul...

Ken Morrison's insight:

I completely agree with Duarte's advice to never start a presentation in front of a computer. Computer presentations are too linear for effective presentation design.

He advice for relaxing is to focus on someone that you love. This changes the chemicals in your body which can allow you to relax more easily. 

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Curt Bonk's history of educational resource sharing.

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From copyright to 'sharalike', this is a nice recap of the history of educational research sharing.  

 

Favorite quote: 

"Not only did most educators work alone and apart from others, but they also did not want their educational materials to be exposed to or exploited by a world community that might critique or mismanage them. These trepidations were not minute or restrained, but enormous, pervasive, and intense."

CALLS TO ACTION:
Bonk suggests these:

So what can you share to help education around the world?

1. Mentoring: You can sign up to be an online mentor, coach, or tutor in your area of expertise. Many professional organizations today include some type of mentoring services, including engineering, business, and nursing.

2. Course Content: If in postsecondary education, you can share instructional content you have created in places such as MERLOT.org or Connexions. If in K–12 education, perhaps contribute to or use Curriki or one of many online lesson plan sharing sites. Those in corporate, nonprofit, or government positions should talk to your training directors or chief learning officers about what sharing is possible within your organization. And informal learners and citizens of the world can create a course homepage or shell, podcast, or online instructional videos wherein

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they share educational ideas and experiences.

Join the OCW Movement: At an organizational or institutional level,

you can share entire courses or programs in the OCW movement. Administrators need to consider putting forth proposals and strategic plans for such.

Guest Expert: You can be a guest expert in an online chat or Webinar. You might also podcast a lecture on a topic and place it on the Web for others to access for free, such as in iTunes. Along these same lines, you might videostream a lecture you give in a class, at a conference, or in a workshop for free distribution to the world community.

Collaboration: You can sign up at ePals or Keypals to engage in online collaboration with another school. You might also share cultural artifacts or lessons for such collaborative activities and events. At the corporate level, you can share software problems and solutions, new product training, and additional intellectual capital in wikis, blogs, podcasts, or other appropriate technological outlets.

Translator: You might volunteer to translate open educational resources or OpenCourseWare in your native tongue.

Portals:Youcancreate,index,oraggregateeducationalportalsofonline content. You can also market or showcase any new or consistently useful portals that you find.

Evaluator: You can help in the evaluation or rating of online content. You might also develop the methods and forms of evaluation to be employed.

Software Developer: Software developers can offer open source or introductory free versions of their software or special discounts for education.

      10.Blogger: You can blog on current events in education to share what is happening. At the same time, you can add hyperlinks within your blog, thereby stretching your post to other valuable educational resources, documents, trends, and events. 


 

 

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First Look: Apple’s Sleeker, Simpler Photos App for Mac OS X

First Look: Apple’s Sleeker, Simpler Photos App for Mac OS X | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Apple's new Photos app for OS X will hit this spring. Here's a preview of what to expect.
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Apple will be slowly retiring iPhoto.  What is next?  Here is a secret glimpse

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Technology Has Made Life Different, but Not Necessarily More Stressful

Technology Has Made Life Different, but Not Necessarily More Stressful | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Some of our concerns about technology were not completely correct.  For example, Fear of missing out is not stressing us out as much as we believed. In fact, there are some new advantages of balanced sharing, reflection and empathy for others.

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TimeHop! Here are some 18-year-ol articles about the future of the internet from Howard Rheingold

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What Teens Really Think About YouTube, Google+, Reddit and Other Social Media

What Teens Really Think About YouTube, Google+, Reddit and Other Social Media - Backchannel - Medium
By the “Actual Teen” who nailed Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat last week
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This post from a 19 year-old college students is getting traction in recent days as he talks about social media.  The most memorable statement for me is that he said that Instagram is a place to share the photo that sums up their favorite moments; Facebook is a place where they place photos so that their family knows that they are still alive.

 

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Danah Boyd's comments:

https://medium.com/message/an-old-fogeys-analysis-of-a-teenagers-view-on-social-media-5be16981034d

An excerpt:

"I’m not bothered by these teens’ comments; I’m bothered by the way they are interpreted and treated by the tech press and the digerati.

I’m a researcher. I’ve been studying American teens’ engagement with social media for over a decade. I wrote a book on the topic. I don’t speak on behalf of teens, but I do amplify their voices and try to make sense of the diversity of experiences teens have. I work hard to account for the biases in whose voices I have access to because I’m painfully aware that it’s hard to generalize about a population that’s roughly 16 million people strong. They are very diverse and, yet, journalists and entrepreneurs want to label them under one category and describe them as one thing".

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How Mark Zuckerberg Started - His Life Visualized

How Mark Zuckerberg Started - His Life Visualized | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg meets a computer

His father, although not an engineer, was an early computer enthusiast. Running a dental office he had a vision that computers would change the way people communicate. But for the time being he used them for taking scanning people’s mouths. At age 10 Mark was bored with school. His father noticed and introduced him to his Altair computer. Together they wrote a program that connected the computer at home with the computer in the office. They called it “ZuckNet.” It alerted doctor Z, as he is known, when a patient arrived. It worked better than having the receptionist yell, “Patient here!”

Mark Zuckerberg starts hacking

Mark quickly learned everything his father knew about computers. He started studying with a tutor. Then he started taking a college class in computer science while still in middle school. He read books. But he really started learning to code when he transferred to a private school where he met a programming whiz kid Adam D’Angelo. Together they started hacking. They made an artificially intelligent music player that learned the user’s music taste. Soon Microsoft found out about it and offered money and a job. Zuckerberg was not interested.

There is a running theme in how Mark Zuckerberg started. He would be offered millions and even billions at least 11 times since then, and every time he walked away. He might have a bigger plan every time.
Source: The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World

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You Can Finally Get ESPN on the Web, for $20 a Month

You Can Finally Get ESPN on the Web, for $20 a Month | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This year we will see HBO and ESPN on the web.  Sorry cable companies.  I hope this does not make them bitter when it comes to net neutrality negotiations.

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The Smart Ring and the Smart Belt Are Actually Kind of Stupid

The Smart Ring and the Smart Belt Are Actually Kind of Stupid | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The two products that drew the most attention at a preview of CES were clunky wearable devices that purport to meet needs that very few people have
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Will Ring Lord over your non-digital life?

 

1) Ring causes rashes for some users. The high tech belt,
2) Belty vibrates if you sit for too long and identifies early signs of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. 
3) HapiFork vibrates if you are eating too fast. 

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What I Wish I'd Known as a New Teacher

What I Wish I'd Known as a New Teacher | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Now, almost two decades after my first year in the classroom, here's a few things I wish I'd known about myself, about teaching, and about my students.
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1. This will get better.

2.Always work from the heart.

3. They will remember this about you.

4. Be open to surprises.
5. Find a coach

6. And if you can't find a coach . . . Move.

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, December 28, 2014 10:30 PM

1. This will get better.

2.Always work from the heart.

3. They will remember this about you.

4. Be open to surprises.
5. Find a coach

6. And if you can't find a coach . . . Move.

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Police Cracking Down On Social Media Posts About Police

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Note that this source is by RT.com and InfoWars. I do not support either of these organizations. However, this will be an interesting topic to follow.

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Which of these was your favorite?

Which of these was your favorite? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
There are lots of things that make the holidays special, like presents, treats and family togetherness.

But for many older millennials and some Gen-Xers, Christmas when you were a kid meant one thing: the chance to collect more video games.

Children of the '80s and '90s have fond memories of waking up early on Christmas morning and tearing open the wrapping paper on new games like "Ninja Gaiden," "Contra" and "Super Mario Bros. 3."

Hype once built up for these games thanks in part to catalogues from stores such as Sears and JCPenney, and while those kinds of ads may not have the influence they used to, the old ones have plenty of nostalgic value.

U.S. resident Alan Swegan has uploaded decades worth of holiday catalogues to a Flickr account known as Wishbook.

Having grown up in an area outside Las Vegas where there was no Walmart, the only way he could build anticipation for toys on Christmas was by looking at department store catalogues, The Toronto Star reported.

Those books, spanning every decade from the '40s to the '90s, contain pages and pages of toys — and no shortage of video game ads that had us excited when we were younger.

Here are some of the best vintage video game ads we found on Swegan's account. So please, join us in pining for Christmases past!
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